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Electronic Medical Records

Learn the ins and outs of the Electronic Medical Records (EMR) field. This course will teach you the fundamentals of health information management and electronic records, and how to help healthcare organizations protect the privacy and integrity of patient's records.

Skills you'll learn:

  • Differentiate the laws and regulations impacting the management of Electronic Medical Records
  • Identify common components of medical records and requirements needed to preserve electronic record integrity
  • Recognize the influence of government and third party payers on the policy and practices related to medical records for healthcare organizations
  • Communicate relevant ideas and concepts through selecting appropriate medical language to accomplish professional goals

Key topics:

  • Medical language
  • Components of the EHR
  • Laws and regulations for EHRs

What's included in this course:

  • Self-paced, 100% online
  • 4 Job-ready skills
  • No books or materials needed
  • Finish course in approx. 30 hrs
  • Access to course for 1 year
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 7 Day Satisfaction Guarantee

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Course outline

  • Course Overview
    • Getting Started
    • Welcome to Foundations in Electronic Medical Records
  • Module 1: EHRs Structure & Function
    • Welcome & Overview
    • Interactive Electronic Health Record Ecosystem
    • Module 1: Quick Clips
    • Module 1: Big Ideas & Key Concepts
    • Module 1: Important Terms and Concepts
    • Module 1: Comprehension Check
    • Module 1: Summative Assessment
  • Module 2: Laws and Regulations
    • Module 2: Welcome & Overview
    • Module 2: Quick Clips
    • Module 2: Big Ideas & Key Concepts
    • Module 2: Important Terms and Concepts
    • Module 2: Comprehension Check
    • Module 2: Summative Assessment
  • Module 3: Record Integrity
    • Module 3: Welcome & Overview
    • Module 3: Quick Clips
    • Module 3: Big Ideas & Key Concepts
    • Module 3: Important Terms and Concepts
    • Module 3: Comprehension Check
    • Module 3: Summative Assessment
  • Module 4: Payer Impact on EHR's Policy and Process
    • Module 4: Welcome & Overview
    • Module 4: Quick Clips
    • Module 4: Big Ideas & Key Concepts
    • Module 4: Important Terms and Concepts
    • Module 4: Comprehension Check
    • Module 4: Summative Assessment
  • Module 5: Medical Terminology and Usage
    • Module 5: Welcome & Overview
    • Module 5: Quick Clips
    • Module 5: Big Ideas & Key Concepts
    • Module 5: Important Terms and Concepts
    • Module 5: Comprehension Check
    • Module 5: Summative Assessment
  • Course Conclusion
    • Course Conclusion
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Tools and resources for you to use right away:

  • Electronic Health Records: How they connect you and your doctors

    This HealthIT.gov infographic provides basic information on how electronic health records affect patients and practitioners and will to situate you as you begin the course.

  • Requirements, Security, & Quality Measures

    This PDF contains links to resources curated from professional and governmental organizations to help support your growing knowledge and skill sets in this course.


Showcase your achievement

Share your Certificate of Completion and Professional Development Badge by uploading them to your social media profiles, such as LinkedIn® * , when you’ve successfully completed your course with a score of 85% or higher.

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Sample certificate and badge for Electronic Medical Records course

Frequently asked questions

The Electronic Medical Records course may be the right course for you if you have an interest in learning about the requirements needed to preserve electronic record integrity. This course could also help you grow your career in the non-clinical healthcare field.

Purchasing this Electronic Medical Records professional development course is a great first step in growing your electronic medical record management skills. You should purchase this course if you're interested in learning about the laws and regulations impacting the management of electronic medical records.

All levels and skillsets are welcome to take our Electronic Medical Records professional development non-credit course. There are no prerequisites for this course.

The Electronic Medical Records course has five modules comprised of subjects like “the laws and regulations impacting the management of Electronic Medical Records.” Each module has a knowledge check and brief assessment to validate your skills. You can expect the course to take about 30 hours, and all courses are 100% online and self-paced.

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